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Community Outreach
STEM-a-Thon @ Science Rendezvous 2019!

STEM-a-Thon @ Science Rendezvous 2019!

This past Saturday, May 11th we hosted our second annual STEM-a-Thon event; now a part of the national festival Science Rendezvous!   It was a full day of fun and #FEARLESSLEARNING as we opened our doors to approximately 300 members of our community to explore...

Accessibility Research with OCADU

Accessibility Research with OCADU

We are so pleased to be hosting Steve & Uttara from OCADU's inclusive design program as they work with us in researching how we can make STEM more inclusive. Steve & Uttara are graduate students who are currently working on creating cross-sensory experiences...

PhD Research from UofT

PhD Research from UofT

We would like to extend a huge welcome to Donna Kowalchuk, EdD, who will be engaging in a post doctoral internship sponsored between the University of Toronto and STEMMINDS Online Academy.  Along with her scholarly interests, Donna brings over thirty years...

Aurora Street Festival 2018

Aurora Street Festival 2018

Sunday June 3rd marked the third year we attended the Aurora Chamber of Commerce's Annual Street Festival! Our staff loved interacting with the community, and spreading the word about our camps, programs, and values. We can't wait to participate again next year! You...

First Annual STEM-a-Thon – May 5th, 2018

First Annual STEM-a-Thon – May 5th, 2018

Saturday May 5th marked our First Annual STEM-a-Thon event. We had poured so much of our energy and excitement into this event and were so happy to see just how well it all came out.    We truly wanted to create an event that gave back to our local community and...

Girls STEM Into Action! – May 19th, 2018

Girls STEM Into Action! – May 19th, 2018

On May 19th, our Creative Director Sam and STEM Coach Carleigh attended the Girls STEM Into Action! Investing in tomorrow event held by hErevolution. The event took place at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and was geared towards 11-15 year old girls who want...

Science Rendezvous at STEM MINDS – May 12th, 2018

Science Rendezvous at STEM MINDS – May 12th, 2018

  On Saturday May 12th, we were pleased to participate in the national Science Rendezvous event. This was the first time that the event was held at an independent organization, but I think most can agree that it is a perfect fit! We had approximately 150 children...

AMD Donation Event – May 10th, 2018

AMD Donation Event – May 10th, 2018

We were privileged to attend the community donation event held by AMD Initiatives! The organization held a "Solar Cars Challenge for STEM" event on May 10th, and were kind enough to donate kits to us afterwards! Our students had such an amazing time building and...

Canada Learning Code Workshops

Canada Learning Code Workshops

  STEM MINDS is partnering with Canada Learning Code beginning in summer 2018! We are so excited to be offering Kids Learning Code, Teens Learning Code, and Ladies Learning Code workshops at our facility to offer more coding programs to families in the GTA! For...

Girls Inc. Workshops

Girls Inc. Workshops

We were fortunate enough to partner with Girls Inc. of York Region last fall, and again in May of this year to offer VR, Coding, and Robotics workshops to young girls and their parents and guardians! We love introducing young girls to the possibilities of STEM...